Sherlock Holmes - The Woman In Green
IMDB - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038259/combined
Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce played Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson in fourteen films between 1939-1946. Of these fourteen films, four fell into the public domain according to WikiPedia:
These four films are:
SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE SECRET WEAPON (1943)
SHERLOCK HOLMES - THE WOMAN IN GREEN (1945)
http://www.archive.org/details/TheWomanInGreen_894 (other formats)
SHERLOCK HOLMES - TERROR BY NIGHT (1946)
SHERLOCK HOLMES - DRESSED TO KILL (1946)
Of the 4 public domain films (or all 14 for that matter), THE WOMAN IN GREEN is a key film in that the arch-enemy of Holmes, Professor Moriarty, finally gets his just due.
See IMDB page for credits:
March 9, 2013
Woman in green
Sherlock Holmes for me, will always be Bruce and Rathbone!